Mesa Verde High School

7501 Carriage Dr.
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Mesa Verde High School serves 874 students in grades 9-12.
Mesa Verde High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 874 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mesa Verde High School's student population of 874 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
874 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Mesa Verde High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mesa Verde High School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2798 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
37%
56%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
45%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mesa Verde High School's ranking?
Mesa Verde High School is ranked #2798 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Mesa Verde High School often compared to?
Mesa Verde High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like San Juan High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mesa Verde High School?
The graduation rate of Mesa Verde High School is 85-89%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Mesa Verde High School?
874 students attend Mesa Verde High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Mesa Verde High School students are White, 37% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mesa Verde High School?
Mesa Verde High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Mesa Verde High School offer ?
Mesa Verde High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Mesa Verde High School part of?
Mesa Verde High School is part of San Juan Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 874 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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